Philadelphia Police has released surveillance video of the two suspects wanted in connection with the robbery of a woman near the 40th & Market Street SEPTA subway station.
On April 1, at 4:20pm, the victim was walking on 40th St near Powerlton Street. She was approached from behind by males. They had followed her from the SEPTA station. One of the males brandished a handgun and demanded her iPhone. The suspects took her iPhone and fled on foot, returning to the SEPTA subway station.
A third male who was in the company of the suspects is wanted for questioning.
The following is a description of the suspects:
Suspect #1: Black male, 14-15 years-of-age, dark complected, 5'4"-5'5", thin build, wearing a dark blue sweatshirt with stripes, black knit hat, blue jeans and armed with a handgun.
Suspect #2: Black male, in his teens, 5'8"-5'9", dark complected, wearing a dark colored sweatshirt and tan pants.
Suspect #3: Black male, wearing a dark colored jacket with a white logo on the chest and white stripes on the arms, brown hooded sweatshirt underneath with a logo on the hood and tan pants.
If you know anything about this incident or these suspects, you are asked to call 911.
We're getting rain well ahead of our cold front. Expect to need that umbrella on and off all day and tonight, too. A bit messy, unfortunately, for First Friday activities.
With the blast of cold air that follows, we'll probably have a dry day on Saturday, and the chance of a Sunday wintry mix into the afternoon and evening. A light coating could occur for some before a changeover to rain. Stay tuned!
Pinball wizards and novices in New York City have hit the jackpot. Modern Pinball NYC, an interactive pinball showroom, recently opened its doors in Manhattan, giving pinball fanatics a chance to practice their bump, tilt, and backhand shot. Some say the game is making a big comeback in the city. Pinball started in the 1800s, but it was outlawed here in New York City in 1941.
Mayor- elect Bill de Blasio has selected William Bratton, 66, to succeed Ray Kelly, the longest-serving commissioner in NYPD history. "Bill Bratton is a proven crime-fighter. He knows what it takes to keep a city safe, and make communities full partners in the mission," said de Blasio. Bratton also served as commissioner under Rudy Giuliani.
Mayor- elect Bill de Blasio has selected William Bratton, 66, to succeed Ray Kelly, the longest-serving commissioner in NYPD history. "Bill Bratton is a proven crime-fighter. He knows what it takes to keep a city safe, and make communities full partners in the mission," said de Blasio. Bratton served as commissioner under Rudy Giuliani.